Posts tagged "Superman"

5 Reasons Why Ben Affleck as Batman Is a Good Idea

5 Reasons Why Ben Affleck as Batman Is a Good Idea
The Twitter-sphere blew up on Thursday night around 8:20 p.m. when Warner Bros. confirmed that the next Batman would be…Ben Affleck.  Yes, you read that right.  The man formerly known as Daredevil will be slipping on the cowl and cape for the Zack Snyder-directed Batman vs. Superman film (or Man of Steel 2 or whatever they... Read more »

'Man of Steel' Review: You'll Believe a Man Can Fly, But Will You Care?

'Man of Steel' Review: You'll Believe a Man Can Fly, But Will You Care?
MAN OF STEEL Genre: Superhero Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 143 mins. Premise: Kal-El is sent to Earth by his parents right before his home planet Krypton explodes.  Raised as Clark Kent (Henry Cavill), he aimlessly drifts from job to job, struggling with his super powers and purpose in life.  When Kryptonian baddie General Zod (Michael Shannon)... Read more »

Fall TV Reviews: "Partners" on CBS

Fall TV Reviews: "Partners" on CBS
Partners, airing (for now) Mondays, 7:30c on CBS Starring: Michael Urie of Ugly Betty, David Krumholtz of pretty much everything you’ve watched over the past 15 years, Brandon Routh of Superman, and Sophia Bush, formerly of Chad Michael Murray The Deal: I think this is a sitcom? I mean, I can’t be sure because I... Read more »
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The New 'Superman' - What About Lois Lane?

She plays a good nerdy basket case.
The new (unnecessary?) reboot of Superman has a writer (David S. Goyer) and a director (Zack Snyder of 300 fame) and a timeline (2012).  It has spawned an impassioned discussion about who should play the new Man of Steel (Jon Hamm.  Or Armie Hammer.  Or, according to some wackadoos in the EW.com comments, Jensen Ackles.... Read more »

The Casting Couch: Jon Hamm as Superman

  Last week, the gossip mill was a-swirling with rumors (again) that Jon Hamm would be cast as the Man of Steel in the David Goyer-scripted, Chris Nolan-supervised reboot of Superman that’s currently in pre-production.  Even Regis and Kelly got in on it, asking Hamm about the rumor when he was on their show promoting The Town.  No word yet... Read more »